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First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer reports: Five ways to fight the flu this year

The symptoms come on fast and strong: muscle aches and pain, fever, headaches and exhaustion. The flu can knock you out for weeks, warns Consumer Reports — and that’s if you’re a healthy young adult.For the young, the old and those with weak immune systems, ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Antiviral Combinations Make Sense for Severe Flu

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Several antiviral combinations could prove effective for treating severe influenza, according to a review from the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC)."As again confirmed during ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Consumer Reports: Five ways to fight the flu this year

The symptoms come on fast and strong: muscle aches and pain, fever, headaches and exhaustion. The flu can knock you out for weeks, warns Consumer Reports — and that's if you're a healthy young adult.For the young, the old and those with weak immune systems, ... [Published Hartford Courant - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Influenza: developments in its prevention and control

Recent efforts to lessen the impact of influenza have followed three approaches: increased use of existing vaccines, development of new vaccines and specific antiviral therapy. The current status of these efforts is reviewed.Key PointsInfluenza continues ... [Published Medicine Today - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Study establishes zebrafish as a model for flu study

06:41, Medical researchIn the ongoing struggle to prevent and manage seasonal flu outbreaks, animal models of influenza infection are essential to gaining better understanding of innate immune response and screening for new drugs. A research team led ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

News Scan for Sep 30, 2014

Austria has first MERS case; Saudi Arabia reports anotherAustria has reported its first MERS case, involving a visiting Saudi Arabian woman, while her home country has reported yet another case.The Austrian health ministry said yesterday that the Saudi ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Are you ready for flu season?

The annual flu season starts next month. Are you ready?Symptoms include fever, nasal congestion, cough, headaches and body aches. Vomiting and diarrhea do not commonly accompany the influenza virus.The severity of symptoms vary from year to year, as do ... [Published Idaho Press-Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

WHO: Switch 2 of 3 strains in 2015 flu vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday recommended changing two of the three strains in trivalent influenza vaccines for use next year in the Southern Hemisphere, because of signs that changes in circulating strains have made them less well matched ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Single-Dose Flu Drug Appears Safe and Effective

An analysis of phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trials shows that a single injected dose of the neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) peramivir is safe and effective at alleviating influenza symptoms, including fever and viral shedding, when administered within 48 ... [Published ThirdAge - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Influenza, Peramivir, Drugs
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

CDC: Not enough adults are getting their flu shots

WASHINGTON — Influenza vaccination coverage estimates show an encouraging upward trend overall, but coverage among healthy adults ages 18 years to 64 years has yet to top 40%, according to new data announced at a news conference held today by the National ... [Published Drug Store News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Avian influenza: The use of antiviral chemotherapy

In previous articles we overviewed culling of infected birds  and vaccination  as common intervention strategy against avian influenza in poultry.IntroductionA virus is “a piece of bad news wrapped in a protein coat ”. This description was described ... [Published Engormix.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Entry Properties and Entry Inhibitors of a Human H7N9 Influenza Virus

by Youhui Si, Jianguo Li, Yuqiang Niu, Xiuying Liu, Lili Ren, Li Guo, Min Cheng, Hongli Zhou, Jianwei Wang, Qi Jin, Wei YangThe recently identified human infections with a novel avian influenza H7N9 virus in China raise important questions regarding possible ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: H7N9, Virus, Influenza

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"As again confirmed during the 2009 pandemic with use of neuraminidase inhibitors, effective influenza antivirals are essential to mitigating morbidity and mortality" Dr. Frederick G Hayden from University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia told Reuters Health by email
...But a CDC study out in July found that only about 1 in 5 high-risk patients got the drugs. "If you have symptoms and are in a high-risk group, ask your doctor for anti-viral drugs" says the CDC's Dr. Fiona Havers, one of the authors of the study. "Don't wait three or four days," she says...
..." The CentersCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC pointpoint out that, "Flu is a respiratory (lung) disease. People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms: fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat and muscle aches. Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea also can occur with flu, but are more common in children than adults."
"This zebrafish embryo model of IAV infection will be an important resource for dissecting molecular mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions in vivo, as well as for identifying new antiviral therapies" write the researchers

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Consumer reports: Five ways to fight the flu th... [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 19 2014]
Antiviral Combinations Make Sense for Severe Flu [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 13 2014]
Consumer Reports: Five ways to fight the flu th... [Published Hartford Courant - Oct 11 2014]
Time for flu fighters to get armed with shots [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Oct 11 2014]
Influenza: developments in its prevention and c... [Published Medicine Today - Oct 01 2014]
Study establishes zebrafish as a model for flu ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 01 2014]
News Scan for Sep 30, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Oct 01 2014]
Are you ready for flu season? [Published Idaho Press-Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
WHO: Switch 2 of 3 strains in 2015 flu vaccine [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Sep 26 2014]
Patent Issued for Standardized Composition, Met... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 24 2014]
Single-Dose Flu Drug Appears Safe and Effective [Published ThirdAge - Sep 22 2014]
Burden of influenza B virus infections in Scotl... [Published Eurosurveillance - Sep 18 2014]
CDC: Not enough adults are getting their flu shots [Published Drug Store News - Sep 18 2014]
Health Officials Urge Flu Vaccination for All, -2- [Published Scottrade - Sep 18 2014]
Health Officials Urge Flu Vaccination for All, ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 18 2014]
Avian influenza: The use of antiviral chemotherapy [Published Engormix.com - Sep 17 2014]
Entry Properties and Entry Inhibitors of a Huma... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 15 2014]
Drug Patent Expirations in July 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 26 2014]
Drug Patent Expirations for July 15 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Flu fight [Published WCAX TV3 - Jun 13 2014]
Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope? [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
Researchers, maker row over stockpiled Tamiflu [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 10 2014]
What the 2014 Flu Season Means for Adults over ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 05 2014]
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Drug Patent Expirations in July 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 26 2014]
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Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope? [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
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